The BMIBundesministerium für Inneres The Bundesministerium für Inneres (BMI) / Ministry for the Interior (UK counterparty: the Home Office) is competent for public security, policing, border control as well as residency and citizenships. It is also responsible for elections and direct democracy instruments as well as the civil service in the respective provinces, as well as municipal level where they are not covered by the Federal Chancellery. has a new appointment tool for online appointments for photos for the new photo eCard, for those whose photo is not already in the system. British in Austria is currently also seeking official clarification whether the Art 50 EUVAufenthaltstitel "Artikel 50 EUV" The Aufenthaltstitel "Art 50 EUV" is a residency title to be issued to British citizens from the end of the transition period. Its name is derived from Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The "Titel" refers to the document or card itself, and not the right, or permission that it confirms. card photo will be accessible for this purpose too.
Foto-Sofort-Check (to check whether there is already a photo held in the system for you)
Currently all eCards are being updated to photo eCards when the previous cards expire. In 2020 some eCard holders encountered delays in receiving a new eCard due to there not being a photo on file for use with the card.